The centre has an interdisciplinary profile based on didactics, learning theory, teaching technology and special-needs education.

A considerable proportion of the centre’s research is characterised by close links between theory and practice. This means that the basic research conducted by the centre originates in practice.

Research events

Mon 06 Nov
16:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, City of Aarhus, Denmark
CHEF/ The Purpose of the Future University. Philosophy of Higher Education Conference
CHEF participation in conference. Conference Date: November 6th-8th, 2017. The conference will play an important role in the joint international endeavour of developing and strengthening the discussions about the purpose and role of the university as an institution. The conference will, therefore, be central to the formation of an initiative to establish a lasting joint international academic venture into the philosophy of higher education. We encourage a multigenerational host of participants including PhD students, and newer and experienced researchers and scholars. Registration deadline: October 3rd, 2017
Thu 16 Nov
12:00-13:00 | DPU Campus Emdrup, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Room D118, video link to Campus Aarhus, building 1483, room 656
CHEF lunchtime talk: The idea of the university – in a marginal perspective
Speaker: Asger Sørensen, Associate Professor, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University.